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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Grupo Corpo’s Carolina Amares

Brazil’s internationally acclaimed dance company Grupo Corpo (literally translated as Group Body) are currently touring the UK as part of the nationwide Dance Consortium, stopping off at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford for their only Yorkshire dates. The Public Reviews’ Rich Jevons talks to dancer Carolina Amares (who apologises in advance for anything “lost in translation”) about the two pieces ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Joe McElderry

Since winning X Factor in 2009, Joe McElderry has released four albums and sold over 20 million records worldwide. Born in South Shields, the 23 year old recently won the latest Big Vote for the public’s favourite X-Factor moment, with his first audition singing ‘Dance With My Father’. His current Set Your Soul Alive concert has been touring since March ...

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INTERVIEW: Damn Yankees gears up for opening night

There’s music in the air at the Landon Theatre as previews begin for Richard Adler and Jerry Ross’ legendary Broadway musical Damn Yankees. In a break from the final stages of rehearsals, the Landor Theatre's Robert McWhir and Rob Cook spoke to Glen Pearce about the show. Why choose to revive Damn Yankees now? The show hasn't had a professional ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Ben Lewis

Ben Lewis is perhaps best known in the UK as the man behind the mask in the DVD version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies, but the actor is veteran of many stage musicals in his native Australia. Currently Lewis is starring in the West End transfer of Forbidden Broadway and spoke to The Public Reviews’ Glen Pearce shortly ...

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Seth Rudetski gets up close and personal

Seth Rudetsky, who is back in the West Endthis Sundayat Leicester Square Theatre, gets up close and personal for The Public Reviews. In an exclusive video interview for The Public ReviewsSeth talks Chita, Elaine, Barbra, and the 3 things he couldn't live without on a desert island...  

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with GaggleBabble’s Lucy Rivers

Lucy Rivers and Oliver Wood

Apart from being an accomplished actress and a musician, she'salso one half of folk duoOlion Byw.Lucy Rivers bringthose skills to the fore to devise a new genre of theatre in The Bloody Ballad, her first outing as a writer for the company of which she's one half, GaggleBabble. Ahead of their appearance at Latitude, Paul Couch caught up with her. ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Latitude theatre supremo Tania Harrison

As festival season approaches, young and old alike are dusting off their wellies and looking anxiously to the long-range weather forecasts. At Henham Park in Suffolk, however, preparations are underway for the ninth – and biggest – Latitude Festival to make certain that those attending will have a fantastic time, whatever the weather. This year’s theme is Secrets &Lies, and ...

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INTERVIEW: Paul Spicer…Part II

Concluding our exclusive two part interview with West End producer and performer Paul Spicer, colleague Ava Eldred talks to Paul about his more recent successes and what lies ahead in the future. If you haven’t already read part one you can do so here (Part 1). John Roberts - Executive Editor So after the Notes from New York season in ...

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